|CA||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Week of the School Administrator.|
Transfers Week of the School Administrator from the first full week in March to the second full week in October. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_1201-1250/sb_1229_bill_20140628_chaptered.pdf...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||English Language Learners and Leadership: Preparation and Professional Development|
Section 13: Requires school administrator preparation programs to include instruction on meeting the varied needs of English learners in English and in students' native language.
Section 14: Requires continuing education programs for administrators t...
|ME||Became law without governor's signature 04/2014||P-12||Gender Equity in School Administration|
L.D. 1905/S.P. 720
Repeals requirements related to the promotion of gender equity for women in public school administration, including provisions that require:
-The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over educational matters to hold hearings every 2 ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School Administrator Contracts; Principal Leadership|
Changes, from February 1 to March 1, the date by which a governing body shall give written notice of renewal or refusal to renew an assistant superintendent's, a principal's, or an assistant principal's contract. Establishes the principal institute within Indi...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2013||P-12||Notice of Principal/Asst. Principal Reassignment|
H.B. 1388/S.B. 936
Changes the deadline for a school board to notify principals, assistant principals, or supervisors under continuing contract of their reassignment to teaching positions from April 15 to June 15.
|CA||Vetoed 08/2012||P-12||Teacher Leaders Advisory Panel|
From bill summary: Requires the Commission on Teaching Credentialing to convene an advisory panel to explore the recognition of leadership roles within the teaching career pathway. Requires the commission to consider the findings of the advisory panel and repo...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Extended Leave for NYC Principals to Serve as a Principal at a Charter School|
Allows a principal employed by the New York City district to make a written request to the board of education for an extended leave of absence to serve as a principal at a charter school. Provides that approval of such a leave request for three years or less s...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Authority of a Commonwealth Partnership School District|
H.B. 1901 - Sec. 1704-B
Section 1704-B continues provisions of the Empowerment Act that were scheduled to expire June 30, 2012. A Commonwealth Partnership School District is authorized to: 1) cancel or renegotiate any contract, other than collective bargaining agreements, for the pur...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School Administration Manager|
S.F. 2284 - Division VI
Permits the authorization of individuals that successfully complete a training program to meet Board of Educational Examiners standards to assist school principals in performing non-instructional duties.
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Local Superintendent, School Board and Principal Responsibilities, Authority|
Requires performance contracts for local superintendents in districts that receive a C, D or F grade. The contracts must establish performance targets at the school and district level to include: student achievement and graduation rates. Local superintendents ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Gifted and Talented Coordinators|
H.B. 153 - Gifted and Talented Coordinators
Permits any person assigned to a school as a principal or any other position to also serve as the district's gifted education coordinator, if qualified to do so pursuant to state board of education rules. Page 407 of 1000: http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/Bi...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||Principal Employment in Small Schools|
H.B. 200 - Principal Employment in Small Schools
Page 52 of 342: Provides that a school created after July 1, 2011 with fewer than 100 students in final average daily membership is not entitled to 12 months of employment for a principal. Page 52 of 342: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H200...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Filling Principal and Personnel Vacancies|
Directs the superintendent, when a principal is filling a personnel vacancy at the school, to provide additional applicants to the principal upon request when qualified applicants are available. Specifies that when the vacancy to be filled is the position of p...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2010||P-12||Teacher Leaders Advisory Panel|
Directs the commission on teacher credentialing to convene an advisory panel to consider:
(1) The various roles of teacher leaders in today's public schools (i.e., master teachers, mentors, induction support providers and fieldwork supervisors, instructional l...
|OH||Adopted 10/2009||P-12||"Teacher Leader" and "Urban Principal" Endorsements|
Adds new paragraph regarding the "teacher leader" endorsement. Provides endorsement is valid for mentoring and coaching teachers, providing staff development and assisting the principal in developing and supporting a shared vision and clear goals for the schoo...
|AL||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Leadership Development|
Repeals and rewrites rules regarding leadership development. Includes references to both the Alabama Definition of Professional Development and the Alabama Standards for Professional Development. Introduces the Office of Leadership Development, outlines the re...
|GA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Teacher Certification|
GAC 505-2-.10, -.26, -.96, -.150, -.166, -.167, -.202,-.300, -.350, -.351, -.352, -.353, - .354, -.355; 505-3-.62, -.63
505-2-.10: Adds provisions and clarification for National Guard personnel to apply for JROTC instructor positions, which is now authorized by the Department of Defense. http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/505/2/10.pdf
505-2-.26: Makes available an optional Comp...
23 IAC 25.30, .85, .314, .335, .620, .750, .755
From description in Illinois Register:
This rulemaking presents proposed requirements for two new certification-related initiatives that were established in 2006 by P.A. 94-1039: a teacher leader endorsement and an alternative route to administrative certifi...
|LA||Adopted 05/2007||P-12||Administrator Certification|
LAC 28:CXXXI.240, 703, 705, and 707
Changes the type and level of the teaching certificate required to be certified as an Educational Leader Level 1 (entry-level license required for school and/or district
leadership positions such as principal, superintendent, special education supervisors, etc...
|LA||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Standards for Certification|
LAC 28:CXXXI.Chapters 1-10 (Bulletin 746)
The first update in many years. Identifies all certification guidelines for Louisiana school employees and administrators. Pages 1-52 of 133: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0610/0610RUL.pdf...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Principal Certification, Mentoring and Evaluation|
Requires the state board to establish a new principal mentoring program to allow experienced principals to serve as mentors to new principals during their first year as a principal. Requires the principal, in collaboration with the mentor, to identify areas fo...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Teaching Excellence Program|
Requires the state board of education's annual budget to set out by separate line item the appropriation for the Teaching Excellence Program. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/94/HB/PDF/09400HB4308lv.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Leadership Academy School Support Program|
Creates the Arkansas Leadership Academy School Support Program to train principals and teachers in schools and districts designated as being in school improvement. Specifies that any school district in school improvement may be invited, strongly encouraged, or...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Committee for Mathematics Achievement|
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader," "mathematics mentor," and "numeracy." Establishes the Committee for Mathematics Achievement to develop a multi-faceted ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|The Center for Mathematics|
H.B. 93 (Section 4)
Creates the Center for Mathematics to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, research-based diagnostic assessment and intervention strategies, coaching and mentoring models, and other programs in mathematics. Specifies the duties of ...